2 Nephi 10: The Fulfillment of the Lord's Covenants

Book of Mormon Student Study Guide, (2000), 43–44


Jacob again discussed the future of the house of Israel in 2 Nephi 10. He prophesied concerning what would happen to the Jews, what would happen to his own people, and what would happen to the Gentiles who inherit the lands of his people. Look for why the Jews were scattered and for what must happen before they are gathered home again. Notice also what Jacob said we must do before we can be “received into the eternal kingdom of God” (v. 25).

Understanding the Scriptures

2 Nephi 10

Must needs be expedient (v. 3)Is necessary
Wrought (v. 4)Performed
Priestcrafts (v. 5)Preaching for profit and praise (see 2 Nephi 26:29)
Dispersion (v. 8)Scattering
Fortify (v. 12)Strengthen
Bond (v. 16)Servant or slave
Consecrate (v. 19)Set apart for a sacred purpose
Reconcile yourselves (v. 24)Be obedient to, be in harmony with
Grace divine (v. 25)Power from God

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A or B as you study 2 Nephi 10.

Activity A iconFinish the Sentences

  1. 1.

    The Jewish nation was the only nation on earth that would … (See 2 Nephi 10:3–4.)

  2. 2.

    The people in Jerusalem crucified Jesus because of their … (See vv. 4–5.)

  3. 3.

    Because of their sins, the Jews … (See v. 6.)

  4. 4.

    The Jews will be gathered … (See vv. 7–9.)

Activity B iconWhat to Remember

  1. 1.

    From his testimony in 2 Nephi 10:23–24, what two main ideas did Jacob want his people to remember? What does it mean to be “reconciled unto God”?

  2. 2.

    How would your life be different if you always remembered those two truths?

  3. 3.

    Write about two ways you are going to try to remember those two truths in the next week.

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